Welcome to the January 21th Special Edition JCK Tucson Insider! With only 2 weeks until we arrive in the jewelry industry's winter oasis, JCK Tucson (February 3-7) we wanted to make have the latest event news, trends, education, and travel information you need in an easy to skim format. Read it here first and consider yourself a true insider.
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Pantone Color Play
Pantone sure knows how to pick 'em. Only a few years ago, the color expert had everyone excited about emerald (the jewelry industry was already in on the secret, obviously), and this year, they're bringing back a somewhat conventional but somehow fresh combination we didn't even know was missed: pink and blue. The pastel hues of Pantone's Rose Quartz and Serenity are compelling winners, but don't stop there. Embrace the combination of pink and blue in all shades, daring your customers to come up with their own way to combine the two by putting together a showcase rife with pink and blue gemstones.
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5 W’s of JCK Tucson Answered
Is 'who, what, where, when, why' making your mind spin when planning your JCK Tucson schedule? We have a simple solution for you to help ease your planning woes, My Show! Our online planning tool helps you browse exhibitors, product categories and plan your time.
Dive into exhibitor showrooms to get to know JCK Tucson designers and their product offerings with your team before arriving in Tucson. Here are a couple we don't want you to miss:
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#ICYMI: Spotlight on Sarah Graham
JCK Design Ambassador, Jaqueline Stone, recently sat down with design champion Sarah Graham and we're giving you the inside scoop. "She is smart, encouraging, and she has her finger on the pulse. I quickly understood why she had been selected as a speaker at JCK Tucson 2016. She is an inspiration to us all."
Read the full interview with Sarah Graham and Jackie Stone »
Watch the interview with Jackie come full circle at JCK Tucson. Featuring Sarah Graham and master talent Todd Reed, this can't-miss session moderated by Victoria Gomelsky will offer retailers and designers alike insight into the vision and impressive careers of these industry design icons. (Talk about #SquadGoals)
Ready, Set, Jet: JCK Vacation Journals with Ana Crosby
Don't let the post-holiday blues get you down; we're serving up some getaway glam in this month's JCK Vacation Journal, safari style! JCK sales executive Ana Crosby shares her summer vacation to South Africa. With clothing restrictions to abide by (like only packing neutral colors so she didn't get eaten by a lion) she let her jewelry steal the show with structured pieces from JCK Tucson designers including Earth Below Sky Creations, Rebecca Myers, Kurtulan Designs, Lord Jewelry and Spencer Fine Jewelry.
Read Ana’s full journal entry »
Join Us under the Tucson Stars...
For an exclusive screening of "Sharing the Rough", a documentary that chronicles the journey of a singular gemstone from a mine in East Africa to a piece of finished jewelry. Begin your evening with a tequila toast, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails before the screening. Following the screening, stick around for a compelling Q&A session with film's director, writer, and producer, Orin J. Mazzoni, III, Mark Schneider, the film's jewelry designer and Monica Stephenson of iDazzle.
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